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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Design for a Greenhouse at Kew Gardens

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink, watercolor and gouache on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 19 13/16 inches (31.4 x 50.4 cm) and Image: 11 7/8 x 19 7/16 inches (30.1 x 49.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, within image, lower right: "Kew Gardens."

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.2.356
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | breeches | building | canes | costume | design | facade | frock coats | garden | gardener | garlands | genre subject | gowns | greenhouse | hats | leisure | men | nobility | path | pediment | plan (drawing) | plants | plumes | pool | steps | tail coats | trees | tricornes | watering can | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Richmond | Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11958
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